(December 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Flying Bubbles! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:

The Flying Bubbles! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
FL110

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
The appearance of strange flying bubbles elicits a great deal of laughter until the Flying Furies discover that they are being used to rob!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, confirmed by Martin O'Hearn, October 2004.

Barrels of Crime (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Turtle (villain)
Synopsis:
Once again the Fastest Man Alive must face a challenge from "the slowest man on Earth", the Turtle!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, writer confirmed by Martin O'Hearn, updated October 2004.

Crime for Sale (Table of Contents)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Seizing Statues (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Adler
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich, October 2004.

Script credit from Roy Thomas on 2004-11-16.

Story title was originally intended to be "The Sneezing Statues."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ma Nature's Curiousity Shop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-16, order in book noted by Stephen Bond February 2008.

Bull's Eye (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Goldsmith (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added from error report by Stephen Bond February 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chip / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chip

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-16, order in book noted by Stephen Bond February 2008 via the error list. Other half of page is an ad for Smith Brothers Cough Drops, "Adventures of Nip & Tuck".

The Riddle of the Roses! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Charles Lang; Nelson Lang (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The nephew of a rich uncle steals the man's emerald and agrees to turn it over to some crooks, but gets cold feet and hides it in some roses to be delivered by Dinah Drake to his uncle.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-16, order in book noted by Stephen Bond February 2008 via the error list.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Flying Bubbles!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Flying Bubbles!
    Hawkman
  3. 2. Barrels of Crime
    The Flash
  4. 3. Crime for Sale
    Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. The Seizing Statues
    Atom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Ma Nature's Curiousity Shop
  7. 6. Bull's Eye
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Chip
  9. 8. The Riddle of the Roses!
    Black Canary
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Flash Facts
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross